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Old Apr 22, 2010, 4:57 PM   #11
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The G1 is good to 800iso, but gets a bit noise after 800iso Both the 450D and epl-1 do well at 1600iso. The epl-1 is can go to 3200iso. The pentax k-x can go to 12800iso. But pretty much all the camera have very good image quality in the iso limits.

So if low light is a concern without long exposure time, the pentax would be best with the high iso performance. Follow by the olympus epl-1 then the 450D as it does not go pass 1600iso, then the G1.
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Old Apr 22, 2010, 7:55 PM   #12
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I agree with Shoturtle's suggestions.

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Old Apr 23, 2010, 6:26 AM   #13
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Sofare what i have read about the the Pentax K-X sounds really nice and its also alot cheaper then the Epl-1 body. I have one more question thou: would you recomend getting just the kitlens the smc PENTAX DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL II or is a better lens needed.

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Old Apr 23, 2010, 10:05 AM   #14
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MarkNL-

Here in the USA, the Pentax Kx is offered with just the kit lens (the Pentax 18-55mm), or as a two lens kit with kit lens and the Pentax 50-200mm lens, or as a two lens kit with the kit lens and the Pentax 55-300mm lens. The advantage of purchasing the two lens kit is that you get the longer zoom lens at a discount.

To reduce their initial cost, many people purchase just the camera body and the kit lens. However, I want you to be aware of the fact that the second lens is usually, at least here in the USA, offered at a discounted price.

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Old Apr 23, 2010, 5:20 PM   #15
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I think i made up my mind, thank you all for the great help. And you might see me around from time to time , not much of a writer tbh.

So thank again for the time and effort,

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Old Apr 23, 2010, 6:22 PM   #16
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Thanks a lot, Mark-

We're pleased to have helped. Best of luck with your new camera.

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Old Apr 23, 2010, 6:24 PM   #17
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So which camera did you decide on?
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The Pentax K-X with a 18-50 and a 50-200, i think it offers the best value for money and is also build slightly better then the canon ect.
What i have seen on a few review sites is that the pictures are in my view beter with the pentax then with its competators (http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/KX/KXA.HTM with the noise that is).
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I shoot both the canon 500D and the pentax k-x are both are excellent camera's. The k-x handle the noise a bit better then the canon at 12800iso, but the canon can get an auto focus lock in really dark places with the better AF system. So it is a compromise which one fits your needs better.

Enjoy the new camera. and post some shots every now and then with the k-x
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I have to agree that the diffrence isnt that great in quality, but for a pentax + the 2 lenses i have to pay 599 euro and for the canon +18-55 and a 55-250 i would have to pay 803 euros and thats just to big of a gap between the 2.
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